Tell past tense

3 forms of the verb tell English verb tell [tel].
Relate to: irregular verbs.
3 forms of verb tell: Infinitive (tell), Past Simple - (told), Past Participle - (told).

Forms of verb tell in past tenses

👉 Forms of verb tell in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of tell.

Three forms of verb tell

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
tell [tel]

told [toʊld]

told [toʊld]

What is 2nd and 3rd form of tell?

🎓 Base Form (Infinitive) tell in Past Simple, Future Simple, Present Perfect, Past Perfect, Future Perfect?

  • First form (V1) - tell. (Present simple, Future Simple)
  • Second form (V2) - told. (Past simple)
  • Third form (V3) - told. (Present perfect, Past perfect)

What are the past tense and past participle of tell?

The past tense of tell is: tell in past simple is told. and past participle is told.

What is the past tense of tell?

The past tense of tell is told.
The past participle of tell is told.

Verb Tenses

Past simple — tell in past simple told. (V2)
Future simple — tell in future simple tell. (will + V1)
Present Perfect — tell in present perfect tense told. (have\has + V3)
Past Perfect — tell in past perfect tense told. (had + V3)

tell regular or irregular verb?

👉 Is tell an irregular verb?? tell is irregular verb.

Examples of Verb tell in Sentences

  •   She didn't tell anyone (Past Simple)
  •   Emily was telling the truth (Past Continuous)
  •   I will tell mother on her (Future Simple)
  •   Jack told him everything you told me (Past Simple)
  •   That business he was telling you about (Past Continuous)
  •   They were telling a joke... about the weather (Past Continuous)
  •   I love that she can't tell a lie (Present Simple)
  •   Then I will tell you what happened to your brother (Future Simple)
  •   My wife has told you everything he knows, believe me (Present Perfect)
  •   His friends have told me some interesting things about you (Present Perfect)

Along with tell, words are popular become and sit.

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